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boardwalk, ripped apart by the storm, pieces scattered. the mayor put it this way. it's no longer there. jim clancy is live in belmar now. he joins me. give me an update on the conditions there, jim. >> reporter: well, i think i can say the sun has come out, and i want to show you something. even since we arrived at 5:00 this morning, the water has receded, gone down six inches, gone back several people. people have come by to take photos. people in this neighborhood can't wait to see it. talked to a member of the fire department who said it's happening. it's very slow. but we're making some progress here. they're pumping out st. rose's high school gym next to me here. crews moved in, put in some pumps, pushing water out. other businesses, the hum of generators has taken over. you see skip loaders and front loaders heading down the streets in all directions. the fire chiefs, people have been out here, going door to door telling residents we're going to pump out your basements, we're going to get to all of these things. the residents, of course, can't wait. they're still shaking their heads i
. >> jim, your favorite "star wars" film, please. >> it's definitely "empire strikes back." i'm chind ofkind of a chewie gu. >> who isn't? >> new jersey governor chris christie, new york city mayor michael bloomberg have come out as sort of the faces of this storm. is there a political impact here? it's been interesting, jim, to watch the relationship between chris christie and president obama and the relationship between mayer bloomberg and president obama. explain that a little bit. >> i find that christie to be most fascinating because he's going out there on all the talk shows really praising barack obama and how cooperative he's been with governor christie in new jersey. if you look at it from christ christie's perspective, that's what he should be doing. he's a governor who's going to need as much assistance and help in the aftermath of the storm as anyone. befriending the president, praising the president, bringing the president into his state and traveling the state, that's what you do when you're a governor. >> by the way, jim -- by the way, jim, not being cynical, i think yo
friend christine romans. she joins me from washington. jim acosta from did he back to you, iowa, where mitt romney just landed. brianna keeler is in milwaukee, wisconsin, traveling with president obama. let's start here in ohio. the state has a very complex economy. here's some of what we've been hearing from voters on this trip. >> just a lot of depressed areas. a lot of joblessness. >> just looking at the unemployment rate, it's so scary to me. >> the last four years has not been very good for our small business. >> with the debt crisis, our country has, that burden is going to be on us in the future. >> all of the skills i had are obsolete now. >> i'm not up at the white house. i don't see rich people all the time. i see a lot of poor people. >> shut down, closed, reduced wages, ship the jobs overseas. we lost 55,000 factories. >> we're probably never have the things that we did 30, 40 years ago. >> balance the budget. we keep spending more and more. somewhere along the line it's going to come back and haunt us. >> they didn't plan for us. now we have to clean up the mess that they
here on the trail, fred. >> all right, thank you so much from milwaukee, wisconsin. and jim acosta is with the romney campaign, which is getting ready for a rally in dubuque, iowa, after a morning stop in new hampshire. we'll have a report from jim in just a few minutes. >>> now let's get the latest on recovery. five days after superstorm sandy, new york governor andrew cuomo said temporary fuel trucks will be deployed around the new york city area to alleviate the gas shortages. drivers will be able to fill up directly from the tankers. new yorkers can also get around the city a little easier now as well. >> 80% of the subway service has been restored. that is under literally, under one week, 80% of the subway service has been restored from what was horrendous damage. >> across the river in new jersey, there is gas rationing in 12 counties in an effort to cut don on wait times there. people have been waiting there in long lines for hours to gas up cars and get fuel for their generators. >> our jim clancy is in long beach, new jersey, which is on the jersey shore. it's very windy,
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to a rally this afternoon in the all-important swing state of ohio. our national political correspondent jim acosta joins us now from cleveland with more on what the republican presidential nominee is doing. what's going on, jim? >> reporter: wolf, things are changing by the moment. here with the romney campaign, we can tell you the romney campaign has gone ahead and canceled its events for tonight and tomorrow. he is keeping an event that is happening right around now in iowa -- >> unfortunately we've just lost our connection with jim acosta. we'll reconnect with him. we're watching the political fallout as well from this hurricane disaster that's unfolding. we'll get back to jim acosta. i think we actually have him back right now. jim, are you there? >> reporter: yes, i am, wolf. i don't know how much you heard, but i wanted to reiterate the romney campaign has canceled its events for tonight. it is keeping an event that happened right around now in the state of iowa. but what's interesting that's developed with this campaign is we have not heard definitively where the candidate will be to
to evacuate, there were some who chose to stick it out. from long beach island, new jersey, hey jim, good morning. >> good morning to you, soledad. an icy wind is cutting across this largely abandoned island. the only people who are here are construction workers, emergency crews, and the national guard, as well as police. residents have mostly abandoned the island. there are a few, a few holed up who refuse to leave, including a 93-year-old woman, we are told. but there's no gas on this island. there's no electricity on this island. we came here in the cold, darkness, and there wasn't a light to be seen almost anywhere except the emergency headquarters that's been set up for the people who are trying to put this island back together again. 18 miles long. some 18,000 homes. and all of them, all the owners, waiting to see how much damage they sustain. a lot of wind damage, some water damage, of course, but not the heavy kind of damage we've seen in some of the other areas here along the jersey shore. at the same time the residents who want to get out here have been told that it will be a ma
. >> i spoke with three republic senators yesterday, including senator jim inhofe the republic of oklahoma who said the senate foreign relations committee is holding hearings on november 15th. >> bill: i don't care about that. >> they will get to the heart of it. >> bill: you are avoiding my question. is there any reason on earth the president of the united states tomorrow shouldn't hold a press conference and answer fundamental questions about this? >> i think that the -- i don't know, bill. i don't know what he he knows or when he knew it. >> bill: don't you think as an american he should? >> listen. >> bill: do you think as an american citizen the president should answer questions to the press about this? >> the president should tell what he knows when he feels he knows it. and i think that it is totally appropriate. >> bill: he doesn't know this fundamental stuff six weeks later. >> political sharks, bill. >> bill: just be honest. >> why didn't romney ask him. if you are so smart and you know so definitively. >> bill: romney is not a journalist and knot the president. >> wh
went through slavery and went through jim crow, i do not want to hear victims bullying the rest of america. this is what has happened. whether it's the jersey girls or the spokesman for the disabled, it's not the disabled, it's the self-appointed spokesman word police, the feminists on this word or that word, the gays on oh, you can't say that's so gay now. >> you know that it would get you into serious trouble -- >> no, i would never use it. >> you know it's deeply offensive. >> you are doing, you're so upset what sununu did to colin powell. you're trying to read my mind. no, you're wrong. i wouldn't use the "n" word because it's a curse word. >> will you continue using the retard word? >> yes. of course. i've done it since that tweet. >> disabled people -- >> i'm sure they were following my twitter feed. this has nothing to do with disabled people. it was about the president. they have injected themselves into a tweet they have nothing to do with. i would think maybe biden should be upset by me calling the president a retard but not an actually disabled person. >> let's take a
that massive fire was breaking out. jim clancy has an update for us in belmar, new jersey this morni morning. i've run through a lot of the damage. tell me a little bit about belmar. >> reporter: well, you know, belmar, like so many other places, hard hit. the local newspapers, you know, put it into perspective. this was the headline in this morning's edition. swept away. little bit of a note, though, on the political side. it says a national commitment to rebuild, referencing the visit of president barack obama and the governor, of course, chris christie. some people taking some hope from all of that. today, people have seen what the devastation is. they recognize for many, many people, their homes are gone forever. they were literally swept away. but for others, there's damage to be repaired. there are cities here to be rebuilt. these are the barrier islands. and the people who live here know the risk that they face. right here at the end of this street that is under about five feet of water right now, front end loaders trying to push debris out of the storm drains. they're going to bring in
-energize the electricity lines. john. >> jim, we're still talking about evacuations in some cases and cleanup, what's the status of those? >> reporter: they are ongoing. there are still people that have not been evacuated and people are working in order to do that i talked with one young man yesterday who had just gotten out. let me tell you, some of the people coming out are very contrite having heard what governor christie said how they put other lives at risk. listen to this. >> i stayed in the house because i thought that, you know, it would probably be like last year, really nothing but i was wrong because as the storm got worse and i stayed in the house, i realized that i probably made a mistake. >> seaside heights is where he was from, one of the last evacuated there late afternoon and talked to him in an evacuation center. they thought they could stick it out and admit now they were wrong. >> jim in belmar, new jersey. still such a difficult situation for so many along the jersey shore. >> so sad, isn't it? >>> we have stunning images to show you out of connecticut. cnn ireporter george due
their campaigns, are the gloves starting to come off? our national political correspondent jim acosta is joining us now from jacksonville florida, what are you seeing, jim? >> the campaign said the gop nominee wants to strike a positive tone today, but the brief pause appears to be passing. one flash for the remaining six days of this campaign is a radio ad in the state of ohio, one the vice president calls a outrageous lie. >> at his first rally in the after math of sandy, he steered clear of any direct attacks on the president. >>> now people coming together is what's also going to happen i believe on november 7th. >> then he made a segues. >> i don't just talk about change, i have a plan to execute change and to make it happen. >> reporter: for romney, it's a delicate balancing act. he tours after praising the administrations response. in a three stop swing through florida, romney had other big supporters at his side. including jeb bush who talked about the president's handling. >> my response is that it's the local and the state level that really matter. . that if they do their job right, th
for inaction at this point. >> reporter: as the campaign sets to resume full tomorrow, jim messina, president obama's campaign manager, has a video out today talking about the state of the race. talking about the advantage president obama has in all of those battleground states. the romney campaign scrambling to get facts and figures to counter that. it should be said and could be said, martha, when the campaign manager puts out a video this far into the race with an incumbent president should be able to cruise to victory they're worried about something. martha: these number you can go back and forth on battleground states and look at the tightening as you mentioned in several of them, john. thanks so much, we'll see you later. >> reporter: thank you. martha: florida is not the only state where governor romney is focusing hills efforts right now. why the republican nominee is expanding his campaign in these final days into traditionally democratic leaning states. what is the romney strategy right now and can it work? ronald reagan's former campaign manager ed rollins has some interesting insi
, and jim loda and his team has done magnificent service, and we thank them all very much. new yorkers have been great through this. we're going to need some patience and tolerance. traffic is very difficult for two reasons. we still have some pass that is are closed. we found tunnels still closed, et cetera. there's a high volume of traffic in the city itself. many of the traffic lights are still out, so there's a certain amount of confusion at the intersections in terms of power, restoration. we are working very hard, and that's a situation that will be developing on a day to day basis. conedison has been giving updates to the westchester companies on long island where we have probably the greatest challenge from a power point of view. we have at the new york state power authority, that is the upstate utility workers through the down state area. to help out may not, the island, and westchester. as of now we have 1,800 utility workers that are coming into the down state area as we speak. primarily from upstate new york coming to help their neighbors in down state new york, so we applaud th
, republican 51 percent . jim graves 45 percent. and so that's outside of the margin of error . they had a recent debate i believe. did they not? >> they did. liberal media puts up the liberal e polls. michele has had a target on her back from the liberal media since she first went to congress. >> gretchen: thank you for getting up early. >>. >> gretchen: our veterans ripped off on car insurance, should they be charged more because they were not covered at war? sandy strike on new york city, you don't want to miss it. right after this. [ male announcer ] when was the last time something made your jaw drop? campbell's has 24 new soups that will make it drop over, and over again. ♪ from jammin' jerk chicken, to creamy gouda bisque. see what's new from campbell's. it's amazing what soup can do. ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] some day, your life will flash before your eyes. ♪ me it worth watching. ♪ the new 2013 lexus ls. an entirely new pursuit. i >> steve: the afghan military will not be able to operate on its own after the american troops with draw. that is a report by the new inspe
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